Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Tepublican Ideologies: Suppression of Democracy Continues, Across the Board

North Carolina Republicans Escalate Attack on Student Voting
August 20, 2013 - Hours after passing the country’s worst voter suppression law, North Carolina Republicans escalated their attempts to prevent students from participating in the political process.

• The GOP-controlled board of elections in Pasquotank County voted to disqualify Montravias King, a senior at historically black Elizabeth City State University, from running for city council, claiming King couldn’t use his student address to establish residency, even though he’s been registered to vote there since 2009. “The head of the county’s Republican Party said he plans to challenge the voter registrations of more students at the historically black university ahead of upcoming elections,” the AP reported.

—The GOP chair of the Forsyth County Board of Elections is moving to shut down an early voting site at historically black Winston-Salem State University because he claims students were offered extra credit in class for voting there. “He offered no proof such irregularities had occurred,” the Raleigh News and Observer noted. read more>>>

And not only just on Voting Rights
It was a very cloudy rainy and drizzly day, like many many in the past couple of months in North Carolina and the Charlotte area. The clouds started clearing out and the North Carolina Blue sky developed as the people assembled on this day and stayed clear. Something the tepubs might consider as to 'morals' while in their sunday services at the many 'christian' gatherings this coming sunday and beyond!

GOP war on voting sparks national pushback project

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